Zoe Saldana to Headline Rosemary's Baby Miniseries

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Zoe Saldana is headed to the small screen.

Rosemary actress

The Avatar actress has been cast in the lead of NBC's upcoming Rosemary's Baby remake. She will portray the Rosemary herself, a character made famous by Mia Farrow in Roman Polanski’s  scary 1968 film.

On the NBC miniseries - which will be penned by James Wong and Scott Abbott - Saldana's Rosemary will reside in Paris. There, the wife and soon-to-be mother will become overcome with worry that her husband and neighbors have evil plans for her baby.

NBC is yet to announced a premiere date for the project. Filming will get underway shortly.

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